The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of WatchGuard products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WatchGuard
Rank 182 192 176
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 10 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.26% 0.025% 0.078%
As % of the Vendors category 0.61% 0.056% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 3
Average salary £33,000 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
WatchGuard
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1642 1786 1706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 42.68% 43.98% 44.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1316 1392 1425
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WatchGuard across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

WatchGuard Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

WatchGuard
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WatchGuard across the Manchester region.

WatchGuard Salary Trend in Manchester

WatchGuard
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WatchGuard across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

WatchGuard Salary Histogram in Manchester

WatchGuard
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 2 £20,500 -
Bolton - 1 £37,500 -
WatchGuard
North West

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing WatchGuard also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WatchGuard.

1 11 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (81.82%) ITIL
2 9 (81.82%) LAN
2 9 (81.82%) WAN
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Hyper-V
3 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (72.73%) Windows
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 7 (63.64%) Firewall
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (54.55%) HP
6 5 (45.45%) Citrix
6 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
6 5 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (45.45%) SAN
6 5 (45.45%) NetApp
6 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (45.45%) vSphere
7 4 (36.36%) SCVMM
7 4 (36.36%) ZABBIX
7 4 (36.36%) pfSense
7 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
7 4 (36.36%) Debian
7 4 (36.36%) Clustering
7 4 (36.36%) Network Design
7 4 (36.36%) Ubuntu
7 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
7 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing WatchGuard also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WatchGuard. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (36.36%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) LAN
1 9 (81.82%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (45.45%) SAN
4 4 (36.36%) Internet
4 4 (36.36%) VPN
5 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (9.09%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Support
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Support
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Debian
3 4 (36.36%) Ubuntu
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 1 (9.09%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (36.36%) Network Design
2 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) MCTS
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (9.09%) CCA
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Hyper-V
2 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (45.45%) vSphere
4 4 (36.36%) pfSense
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
5 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) ARCserve
1 4 (36.36%) SCVMM
1 4 (36.36%) ZABBIX
2 1 (9.09%) SnapMirror
2 1 (9.09%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
1 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) HP
4 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 5 (45.45%) NetApp
5 2 (18.18%) Dell
5 2 (18.18%) EMC
6 1 (9.09%) Sophos
6 1 (9.09%) F5
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